Help us Fight Rosewood Harvesting; Minister charges locals

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has from yesterday 11/03/2019 re-echoed on the ban of harvesting, transporting and exporting of rosewood. Based on this, the ministry has charged on the locals whose areas have become fertile grounds for these activities to fight off loggers of the rosewood species. He added that, locals could impound trucks loaded with rosewood if spotted in their jurisdiction with assistance of the security agencies. The Ministry has directed the Forestry Commission to suspend the

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Give Priority to Children in Most Deprived Areas; Says D.C.E for Nadowli-Kaleo

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nadowli-Kaleo, Madam Katherine T.Lankono has made a passionate appeal to the NGOs and other players working in education sector to as a matter of making an impactful targeting, give much priority to children in deprived communities who cannot access basic education in the country, she made this call with emphasis on Nadowli-Kaleo District as this when implemented would a ensure a sound foundation is laid for the children and hence them realizing their full

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Upper East Region: Group Calls for the Revamping Of the Defunct Bolgatanga Meat Factory

A concern group of persons from the Upper East Region with name ‘’Narrative Changers’’ have raised their voice to the government of Ghana to as a matter of urgency and development revamp the defunct meat factory in the region.  The GIHOC Zuarungu Meat Product Limited in Dulugu was set up in the year 1965 operating to full capacity. The meat factory used to source for its raw materials from the region and neighboring Burkina Faso and also from Mali. The

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SISAALA LAND IS READY FOR THIS YEAR’S MEGA PARRI GBIELLE FESTIVAL

  The Sisaala is poised to host numerous visitors as they celebrate an annual festival known as Parri Gbielle. The festival which was given birth to in the year 1965 and was short lived due to disunity. The celebration of the festival bounced back to life in the year 2009 when Tumu Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton IV took over as the chief of the Tumu and the paramount chief of the Tumu traditional area. Paari Gbielle festival is annually celebrated

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THE HYPOCRISY IN US; THE VERY CAUSE OF THE INSECURITY IN GHANA

The Ghana Police service is by the laws of Ghana mandated to keep law and order or protect lives and properties. In summation, they are responsible for the internal security issues of the country. The Ghanaian constitution (chapter fifteen) states it clearly that, the police service shall be equipped and maintained to perform its traditional role of maintaining law and order. It also states that, there shall be a police council consisting of ten persons. Of all these appointments to

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THE NORTH, DAGBON AND A RANT

Never have I ever thought that hurting words from people could lead one to commit a suicide. I have always assumed such a thing as a textbook hypothesis. It felt like a dagger through heart when I recently read a comment on Ghanaweb concerning the recent developments about the North especially Dagbon. The comment reads: “No matter the high level of education of northerners especially Dagombas, they will still have some traces of violence and stupidity in them. Why do they

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SISSALA EAST MUNICPAL: KEDAN LIMITED OUTDOORS THEIR PRODUCTS AHEAD OF COMMERCIAL LAUNCHING COME JUNE.

An agribusiness with a registered name ’’KEDAN LIMITED’’ established and headquartered in Tumu; the Municipal Capital of Sissala East has today 2nd May, 2018 outdoored some of their food products. According to management, Kedan Limited has been set up with the sole aim of improving lives of farmers through agribusiness especially in the northern part of the country. The company can currently boast of about 25 full time staff with the intention of employing more permanent and temporary staff. The

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Upper West Region: Deputy Regional Minister Launches “the Tax and Good Governance Week of GRA”.

The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister in the person of Hon.Amidu Chinnia Issahaku,the Ag Regional Assistant Commissioner of Ghana Revenue Authority ,Mr. Ebenzer Mensah together with other stakeholders launch ‘’The Tax and Good Governance Week of GRA’’ The programme launching took place today 6th April, 2018 at the forecourt of the GRA Regional Office-Wa. The theme for today’s programme launch was ’’Filing your Tax Returns, your Civic Responsibility’’. The week long programme is geared towards enhancing tax compliance among eligible

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Gandawi Communities Celebrate Gandawi Naabahilime Festival

Gandawi clan celebrates their 9th annual Gandawi  Naabahilime festival in a grand style.Gandawi clan is  located in  the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region of Ghana. The clan comprises  of  8 communities namely :Buoti, Kandia,Pulima,Sorbelle,Silbelle,Kupulima,Jitong and Gbarima . This year’s celebration saw in  attendance the  Deputy Minister Upper West Regional Minister Hon.Amidu Chinnia Issahaku,Dce for Sissala West DistrictHon.Zakaria Mohammed Bakor, Former Dce’s ,assembly members,  revered chiefs ,the media fraternity and the general public. This year’s theme for the

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U/W: Seven Arrested For Harvesting Rosewood In Sissala

The youth in the Sissala East district in the Upper West region through a taskforce which was set up on Tuesday, with the support of the police has arrested seven persons for harvesting rosewood in some communities in the area. On the first day of operation,  the taskforce visited Nabugbelle, Dolibuzon and Yagantu where the merchants instead of carting away rose wood that were lying in the community per the license that was issued by the ministry of Lands and

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